Ashley Cole

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Ashley Cole
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Personal information
Full name Ashley Patrick Cole
Date of birth (1980-12-20) 20 December 1980 (age 39)
Place of birth Stepney, London, England
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Chelsea (academy coach)
Youth career
1997–1999 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2006 Arsenal 156 (8)
2000Crystal Palace (loan) 14 (1)
2006–2014 Chelsea 229 (7)
2014–2016 Roma 11 (0)
2016–2018 LA Galaxy 89 (3)
2019 Derby County 9 (0)
National team
2001-2014 England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ashley Cole (born 20 December 1980) is an English football player. He is notable for playing for England 77 times. He now plays for LA Galaxy as a defender in the left back position.

Cole married Cheryl Tweedy in July 2006. She divorced him in September 2010.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

As of 27 May 2019[1][2]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Season Club Division League National Cup[a] League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Arsenal 1999–2000 Premier League 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Crystal Palace (loan) 1999–2000 First Division 14 1 14 1
Arsenal 2000–01 Premier League 17 3 6 0 1 0 9[b] 0 33 3
2001–02 Premier League 29 2 4 0 0 0 7[b] 0 40 2
2002–03 Premier League 31 1 3 0 0 0 9[b] 0 1[c] 0 44 1
2003–04 Premier League 32 0 4 0 1 0 9[b] 1 1[c] 0 47 1
2004–05 Premier League 35 2 3 0 0 0 8[b] 0 1[c] 0 47 2
2005–06 Premier League 11 0 0 0 0 0 3[b] 0 1[c] 0 15 0
Total 156 8 20 0 3 0 45 1 4 0 228 9
Chelsea 2006–07 Premier League 23 0 5 0 3 0 9[b] 0 0 0 40 0
2007–08 Premier League 27 1 1 0 2 0 10[b] 0 1[c] 0 41 1
2008–09 Premier League 34 1 7 0 0 0 8[b] 0 49 1
2009–10 Premier League 27 4 2 0 1 0 4[b] 0 1[c] 0 35 4
2010–11 Premier League 38 0 2 0 0 0 7[b] 0 1[c] 0 48 0
2011–12 Premier League 32 0 4 0 0 0 12[b] 0 48 0
2012–13 Premier League 31 1 5 0 3 0 8[d] 0 4[e] 0 51 1
2013–14 Premier League 17 0 2 0 1 0 5[b] 0 1[f] 0 26 0
Total 229 7 28 0 10 0 63 0 8 0 338 7
Roma 2014–15 Serie A 11 0 2 0 3[b] 0 16 0
2015–16 Serie A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 11 0 2 0 3 0 16 0
LA Galaxy 2016 Major League Soccer 29 1 2 0 1[g] 0 32 1
2017 Major League Soccer 29 1 1 0 30 1
2018 Major League Soccer 31 1 1 0 32 1
Total 89 3 4 0 1 0 94 3
Derby County 2018–19 Championship 9 0 1 1 2[h] 0 12 1
Career total 508 19 55 1 13 0 112 1 14 0 702 21
  1. Includes FA Cup, Coppa Italia, U.S. Open Cup
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Appearance in FA Community Shield
  4. Five appearances in UEFA Champions League, three in UEFA Europa League
  5. One appearance in FA Community Shield, two in FIFA Club World Cup, one in UEFA Super Cup
  6. Appearance in UEFA Super Cup
  7. Appearance in CONCACAF Champions League
  8. Appearances in Championship play-offs

International[change | change source]

Cole playing for England against Slovenia, 2009
As of 5 March 2014.[3]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
England 2001 7 0
2002 9 0
2003 7 0
2004 13 0
2005 8 0
2006 13 0
2007 4 0
2008 7 0
2009 9 0
2010 9 0
2011 7 0
2012 6 0
2013 7 0
2014 1 0
Total 107 0


References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistics". Soccerbase. Archived from the original on 1 October 2008. Retrieved 1 October 2008.
  2. Ashley Cole at Soccerway
  3. "Ashley Cole". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 5 October 2012. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |1= (help)